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Discover what University of Waterloo students can do for your talent needs.

  • Designated Canada's most innovative university for the past 25 years, our students and alumni are quick learners who bring fresh ideas fuelled by passion and intelligence to your organization.
  • Waterloo students are exposed to academic excellence. The University is home to many distinguished faculty and researchers including two Canada Excellence Research Chairs, 65 Canada Research Chairs, four Killam Prize winners, and more.  
  • Upon graduation, students will have completed four to six work terms in a competitive employment process - the equivalent of two years of work experience.
  • The success they achieve in co-op translates to our graduates enjoying higher employment rates, more jobs related to their field of study, and higher earnings compared to other students in Canada.         

We're grooming the next generation of the workforce and invite you to become a part of it. Put your organization at the forefront of innovation by hiring Waterloo.

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  1. May 24, 2017Waterloo co-op student helps steer research at MIT

    Co-op student Jatin Patil poses next to a piece of lab equipment signed by President Barack Obama.

    By Christine Nhan

  2. May 15, 2017The Untapped Excellence of Junior Co-ops

    Note: This story originally appeared in the May 2017 Alumni Enews.

    The first time working in a corporate environment is an exciting time for anyone. It was the first time I began to see the benefits from the countless hours I spent with my face in books begin to pay off, and I finally realized why I spent so much time studying. It is that excitement and motivation that makes junior co-op students a valuable but often underused resource in many companies. 

  3. May 10, 2017Architecture co-op student gets published in HelsinkiJustin holding his book

    By Nikola Skobo

    Between experiencing a co-op work term abroad and authoring his first book, winter 2016 turned out to be a pretty good term for architecture student Justin Ng.

    Ng traveled to Helsinki, Finland when he secured a job with ALA Architects, a global firm that specializes in concert halls, theatres and elaborate public spaces.

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